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Electronics Principal Engineer

Job #: 105583
Industry: Aerospace/Defense
Location: Simsbury, CT (CT)


The Electronics Principal Engineer will be responsible for leading teams through the resolution of technical issues, supporting electronics proposal development, and supporting the development of new electronics products

•     Provides technical leadership to multiple project teams and provides approval to gates in the development process

•     Leverages experience and expertise to mentor, train, and develop individual and overall team capabilities in electronics design, test and production methodologies.

•     Leads resolution of technical problems in area of expertise

•     Develops best practices for electronics design, test and manufacturing

•     Drives engineering success by ensuring use of consistent, rigorous engineering processes, tools, methods, standards and techniques.

•     Support business development and sales efforts, and customer interface activities.


•     BS/MS in an electrical, computer engineering or physics.

•     Minimum of 20 years of project, design or related electronics engineering experience. Experience with Flight Termination System (FTS) applications and qualification preferred. Experience with missile ordnance, fuzing and electronics desired.

•     Required experience should include leadership of multi-function technical teams, product development, problem solving/root cause analysis and data analysis/critical thinking.

•     Candidates required to interpret and analyze electrical, and/or electrical specifications and data.

•     Working knowledge of Altium Designer desired.

•     Experience with LabVIEW and simulation tools (LTspice, Matlab) is also desired.

•     Knowledge of explosive material ordnance devices and/or missile/launch vehicle systems, system reliability, physics fundamentals as well as experience with manufacturing processes and rapid prototyping is beneficial.

•     Must have or be able to obtain a U.S Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance and be capable. DoD and ITAR restricted products